The second outcome of the revolutions was that the countries were dramatically changed, two great powers were stopped and communist leaders eventually took over in the two countries. Russia and China both shared similar goals in that they both wanted a new form of government and leadership. Russia’s ruler was Tsar Nicholas II which ruled Russia for more than three centuries. China’s ruling dynasty was the Qing Dynasty. Tsar Nicholas II wasn’t much of a good ruler for Russia; he ignored the fact that Russia wasn’t doing so good and overlooked the industrialization and nationalism that was occurring throughout Russia.
But after the announcement it rose to 49.7%, an increase of almost ten percent!17 It is clear that the Nixon administration wished for the visit to China to affect the voting preferences of the American people and to make them see their President in a new light. Communists cannot be trusted. They have never been truthful. Why should they be truthful now? What would they gain by having the United States of America as an ally?
These anti-movements were the start of the political party hatred, in which it became clear that China was to be turned into a one party state. These movements show that even when trying to change politically, violence was used. In the early 1950s, particular CCP severity was evident in Shanghai and Guangzhou; cities in which had been notorious for their underworld gangs and triads in the years of the Nationalist rule. The CCP turned on these in a violent bloodletting, after using their local knowledge to consolidate its hold on the city. Half of the 130,000 ‘bandits and criminals’ that were rounded up were executed.
In 1958 the Great Leap Forward was a Chinese policy designed to start an industrial revolution across China. In 1956, Khrushchev gave his notorious secret speech where he openly criticised Stalin’s policies and methods. Mao took this as a personal attack against him. The Great Leap forward was shared many similarities with Stalin’s 5 year plans in Russia. Khrushchev, by denouncing Stalin, was also criticizing the Great Leap forward and, even more dangerously, Mao himself.
Borderland Nomads invaded and attacked China, with little resistance from the Chinese, because they did not have an organized military or a military leader. These attacks contributed too much of the chaos during these three hundred years. After the three hundred years the dynastic cycle resumed, this was on continuity of the classical era. The Han, Qin and Zhou dynasties were all examples of the dynastic cycle, dynasties rising and falling. Although during the classical era there was a small break in the dynastic cycle it came back with the rise of the Tang dynasty, which was the dynasty that came to power after the three hundred years of chaos.
He wasted a lot of manpower and resources. He suppressed many scholars who were no of his liking. Consequently, many scholars involved were killed in Xian Yan and Qin Shi Huang took drastic measures to quell rebellions. He tried to wipe out his heresy by burning classic literature except books on medicine, divination and agriculture. He ordered many scholars to be buried alive because they secretly kept books that weren’t allowed to be viewed.
This means that they were always bettering themselves. China was separated during the warring states era but was later brought together (around 221 BC. )by Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of the in. This emperor was known for his cruelty and intolerance, which went against tradition but was also effective. Qin Shi created the great wall of china in order to protect the Chinese civilization from barbarians.
The personalities influenced the cold war, despite not being as significant as the other factors. Stalin being manipulative and ruthless instantly suggesting that relations with other countries, so different from his and he was very cautious of this. Source 8 suggests his personality, ‘threw Stalin back into neurotic solitude’ after the A bomb of 1945. Also after the death of Roosevelt which was Stalins ‘dream partner’ there was no need ‘to forge a strong relationship’ between the new politicians. When it
Erick Romero 10/19/14 2A Explain the origin(s) of the Chinese Civil War, and to what extent was the Communist victory due to the use of guerrilla warfare In the early 20th century, China ran into political turmoil. With the revolution in 1911, in which the last dynasty, the Manchu dynasty was overthrown. The new Republic failed to set hold on China and warlord era would start. But China continued to be oppressed by many foreign powers because it lacked a strong central government. The Chinese Civil War was caused by two opposed political parties, the communists and the nationalists, to see who would be able to restore order and regain central power over China to bring it back to its glory.
The Holocaust was one of the most inhumane eras for not only the Jews but also other groups such as the Russians. In 1933 the Nazis came into power and believed threat the Germans were superior to everyone else. They also believed that the Jews were far inferior to them and were a threat to their German Community. As a result the Nazis started to persecute the Jews by burning them; they were put into gas chambers. There were over six million Jews that were murdered during the Holocaust.